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today to mark one year since superstorm sandy first came ashore in new jersey killing 71 people in that state. 346,000 homes were damaged or destroyed. 26,000 people are still out of their homes. >> our conversation with new jersey governor chris christie permitting he was the face of disaster response but we begin with elaine quijano in seaside heights, new jersey. elaine, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie and norah and viewers in the west. sandy was the biggest and fiercest storm ever to hit new jersey, costing the state nearly $40 billion in damage. recovery has been slow and for many it's far from over. when superstorm sandy slammed ashore last october, more than 100 miles of new jersey's coastline bore the brunt of it. communities split in half homes crushed, others simply washed away. in seaside heights the same boardwalk and heart of the shore town's economy took a pounding. >> this is our lives, how we feed our family, support ourselves. >> reporter: mike carbone had to completely rebuild the first and second floors of his restaurant aft
is a big day, the anniversary of hurricane sandy. we have indra petersons, she's down in a place that became the face of devastation, seaside heights, new jersey. indra, good to have you there today. >> thank you, chris. it really is hard to believe it has already been a year since superstorm sandy really impacted the region. i'm actually standing in front of where the jetstar roller coaster used to be. if you look over my shoulder, there was nothing there. it was torn down in may. we have signs of progress. you can see, we're right in front of the casino pier. 90% of the businesses here on the boardwalk are open. they're hoping to have more open by next summer. we'll give you a deeper look into sandy coming up in a bit. i want to talk about a storm system impacting today. that storm system could bring as much as 10 inches into portions of wyoming and colorado, heavy winds, winter storm warnings in effect in that region. the reason this is so significant, you have that cold air clashing with the warm air into the south. so with that, the jet stream going right over that panhandle
the victim was shot during an attempted carjacking. >> today marks one year since superstorm sandy wiped out communities along the east coast. nbc's jay gray will give us a live report coming up in about ten minutes. >> today 100 days until the start of the winter olympics in sochi, russia. olympians are previewing the games with appearances at the today show's studio. and rockefeller plaza, looking for the snow. that includes sarah hughes who won a gold medal for figure skating. and snowboarders hoping for his first olympic medal. >> tourists are posing in front of the count down clock. at this point almost all of the olympic venues have been built from skrax. the only arena that still is unfinished is the olympic stadium where the opening and closing ceremonies will take place. >> russian president vladamir putin is saying everyone is welcome to sochi regardless of their sexual orientation. putin made the remark during a meeting with the head of the international olympic committee. amid criticism over a law in russia that prohibits so called gay propaganda from being directed at children.
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the northeast is marking the one year anniversary of super storm sandy. >> one surfer's record setting ride and the amazing feat he caught before he caught the wind. >> the clouds are beginning to part around the bay area. get ready for a cold night. we will talk about that coming up. ,, number's released today show august prices were up nearly cent -- year-to- >>> price surge may be slowing a little bit. numbers released show august prices up nearly 13% of the year to year that's the fastest pace since february '06. analysts say the down side is month to month increases are less dramatic and may signal spike as prices have peaked. >> markets are moving higher ahead of the meeting of the fed. this is a live look at the dow up nearly 100 points. the traders could push the dow to yet another new high. >>> box roll out of the new healthcare webbiest is still drawing fire from all sides. today an apology from the administration. >> the website has not worked as well as it should. >> medicare chief marillyn tavemner answered questions and while acknowledging problems she says improvements are ha
for a grilling on capitol hill today. >>> stronger than the storm. how much has changed one year after sandy? >> a lot of people are going to look at this and say a year later no progress. >> this morning the rebuilding, the lessons learned, and new jersey's governor chris christie joins us live. >>> and soche on the plaza. america's best are here as we count down 100 days to the winter olympic games today, count down 100 days to the winter olympic games today, tuesday, october 29th, 2013. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. i'm savannah guthrie. >> i'm matt lauer. along side -- al, i'm thinking back to a year ago today, and you were talking about those competing european models and the united states model. the european model won out, and people up and down the east coast lost. >> that's right. we were talking about it almost a week ahead of time, and the worst happened. of course, it could have been a lot worse. we
from our team on the ground there in colorado. also, it is a year since super storm sandy struck the tri-state area. we are out in force this morning in the hardest hit areas with all the details on recovery that is continuing. we sudden nut thing it is done. we will see the scars that remain today and the progress that has been made. we will hear from new jersey governor chris christie on the one-year anniversary of that storm. the latest: a shocker, so i am told, "dancing with the stars" and of new jersey shore locked good. melissa gilbert is joining us. it was phenomenal to meet you in person for the best of causes, you were at the special event and it was wonderful to be able to spend some time with you and shake your hands. i had a wonderful time, i hope you did, too. >> we feel the same about you and the organization so inspired by the kids we met. just great. great. >> it was great. >> all right, buddy, good to see you this morning. awe will continue at 6:30 with the top stories. >> including the early winter weather hitting the mountains and the problems it is create crea
>> reporter: october 29th, 2012, super storm sandy makes its final turn slamming into the southern tip of new jersey packing wind gusts of nearly 90 miles an hour. roars up the new jersey coast damaging 72,000 homes and businesses washing away up to 40 feet of beach line as it moves. in new york severe flooding ignites electrical fires, destroying 120 homes. the storm surge in new york harbor measured at 14 feet, shatters record. streets. tunnels and subway system in lower manhattan disappear beneath the frigid wall of walter. up to 250,000 cars are destroyed. a seven block area of midtown manhattan evacuates as a crane is 90 stories up. 2 million households plunge into darkness. it is not until the following morning that the scope of sandy's destruction becomes tragically clear. second only to hurricane katrina, sandy is one of the most expensive storms in u.s. history and one of its most deadly. the power does return and the rebuilding begins. televised relief efforts. star-studded concerts, raised $90 million for victims. in january of this year the senate passes and president o
the anniversary of super storm sandy. the storm killed at least 181 people and the rebuilding continues to this day. >> we have a few clouds looking to the east tracking showers on live doppler 7 hd. i will show you where and how they will affect today plus an update on the halloween forecast coming up in the seven-day forecast. >> seven, this tuesday morning, traffic is light at the bay bridge toll plaza. we are just following the overnight road work in the lanes that have yet to be picked up. >> sue, thanks. police in orlando say a cell phone saved a gas station clerk from a robber's bullet. here is the shattered cell phone. the clerk had in idea the bullet him the cell phone physical he -- until he pulled it to his pocket. it was an attempted robbery. >> your friends on facebook may be posting pictures of giraffes having to do with a riddle. if you get the riddle wrong you is to change your profile to a giraffe: it is 3:00 a.m., the door rips, you wake up and unexpected visitors, your parents, there for breakfast. you have strawberry jam, honey, wine, bread and cheese. what is the fi
, including at least six big rigs. >> the bond created by hurricane sandy was evident. as people gathered by the thousands. the ceremony dubbed light of hope was held in new jersey with everyone raising lights in the sky. they shared words and songs of encouragement. they promised to stay strong as they struggle to rebuild. >>> some tiny sandy survivors had good reason to celebrate yesterday. a special birthday party held at the nyu medical center for the newborns who were forced to evacuate the hospital when the backup generators failed. those babies carried out by nurses during the storm just turned 1. the moms that gave birth that night talked about what happened when the power went out. >> i was asked can you walk? and i said yes. i didn't realize the question was can you walk down 13 flights of stairs. >> most of the infants slept through the ordeal. i take back everything i said about it being rough on me. >> exactly. imagine being a mom that just had a baby and asked to walk down 13 flights of stairs. >> probably dark stairs. >> oh, absolutely. the frightening thing was not only di
for the first time since 2011. superstorm sandy wiped out last year's race. they navigated across bridges and city streets and encountered increased security after the bombing at the boston marathon. >> i wanted to come to new york, first i want to honor the victims of the boston marathon and the survivors, and secondly, last year i came here to run the race and superstorm sandy ended the race so i wanted to come back here and finish business. >> kenya's runner won the men's race. another kenyan came from behind to win the women's race. >> you're about to see something chances are you've never seen before. >> a shocking sight put the neighborhood on edge. check it out. what neighbors are saying about this hair-raising experience. >> taking a live look outside. some weather changes are coming our way. meteorologist leigh glaser has to those who've been denied ewelcome to covered california. now, you can no longer be denied coverage because of a pre-existing condition. enroll today at >>> remember this? you're looking live from our emeryville camera at the old section of the
. >>> today is the one-year anniversary of superstorm sandy, and even now many vims are trying to rebuild their homes and lives. duncan reports from one of the hardest-hit communities around the new york city area. >> breezy point is slowly coming back from superstorm sandy one wall at a time. >> i'm looking, and i think we've come a long way. >> long is building a new home. her old house was one of the 135 that burned to the ground when water triggered a massive electrical fire. >> no one ever expected fire and the hundred-mile winds that destroyed our community. >> sandy caused catastrophic devastation along the mid atlantic coast. at least 147 people were killed and some 650,000 homes were damaged or destroyed. thanks to several volunteer organizations, she and her three children returned to their home back in staten island yesterday. the storm's rising waters forced the family to escape to their attic. >> we're all up here. the water is so high up. >> they were evacuated by boat after 12 hours. >> i'm not wishing nobody to experience anything like this, to stay with your three kids on
hurricane sandy torched a neighborhood. >> it's a disgrace that we waited this long. captioning sponsored by cbs captioning sponsored by cb this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. the head of the agency that oversees the government's health insurance web site appeared before congress today. marilyn tavenner, the administrator of the centers for medicare and medicaid services apologized for all of the problems with the site. she placed the blame on tardy contractors. that did not satisfy members of the house committee who were frustrated when tavenner would not answer some of the key questions. nancy cordes on capitol hill for us tonight. nancy. >> reporter: scott, the main thing members wanted to know was how many americans have managed to navigate this system and actually sign up for insurance. they asked her dozens of times, but she wouldn't answer. >> i want to apologize to you that the web site has not worked as well as it should. >> reporter: marilyn tavenner insisted today the obamacare web web site's poor performance had nothing to do with her unw
, superstorm sandy. one year ago today, superstorm sandy delivered a direct blow to the northeast. federal judge, parts of a texas abortion law, wendy davis filibuster had been ruled uninstitutional. russian president vladimir putin says gay athletes and prisoners will be welcome at the games, and mcdonald's ketchup, the first food giant dropping heinz as its provider. >>> okay. traffic. it's a tuesday. what's going on? >> not much. we do have one accident out there. we're not seeing any delays on our sen source, but it is an accident on that 101 ramp close to the north access road exit so it's just past the airport. a car hit a rock. it's now side waist, and we are learning that it may be blocking the no. 1 lane. again, we'll let you know if it starts to cause some brake lights and some delays as you make your way past sfo. northbound traffic is affected, but southbound would not be. >>> all right. let's go outside live. here's a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. so far looking free and clear all the way across the span, no major problems all the way towards the toll plaza and all t
we've come a long way. >> it's been a year since superstorm sandy hit the northeast, and the towns hit the hardest are starting to come back to life. the recovery effort happening today. >>> our high def doppler radar still tracking a cum rain drops in the bay area. are there more to come? we will let you know coming up. >>> we have a couple traffic jams right now in two spots on 680 including this one. have the latest on these accidents. that's coming up. >>> thank you, liz. good morning, everyone. tuesday, october 29th. i'm frank. >> i'm michelle. time now is 6:30. kpix 5 is live in santa rosa this morning where today hundreds of people will protest the death of a 13-year-old boy. kate. >> michelle, it's expected to be one of their largest rallies yet. we're expecting anywhere in the -- basically we're expecting about 1500 people to show up to today's event, and today also marks one week since 13-year-old andy lopez was killed where this memorial stands behind me. >> the barricades are up, and sonoma county sheriff's office ready for another large demonstration in front of its do
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29th, the day that sandy made landfall. >>> rebuilding is taking place very slowly in some is of the areas hardest hit by san dichlt amy robach visited breezy point where hundreds of homes went up in flames. >> reporter: before the storm hit mary from breezy point was getting ready to hunker down. >> sticking it out. >> reporter: like many, she was preparing for a big storm. >> are you going to come see puddles with us? >> reporter: at first, rain and flooding. >> 6:55 and the power just went out. we are officially screwed. >> reporter: then mary's sister joanne spotted a bright light in the distance. the unimaginable. >> oh, my god. >> reporter: a massive fire began to spread. >> i'm really anxious. >> reporter: firefighters braved waters knee deep, saving every single life in the town. in the end, 135 homes burned to the ground. another 220 destroyed. >> we don't know where they are going to take us. we don't know -- don't know. >> reporter: what do you miss the most about what life was like. >> walking around here you would see someone you knew and go to take a half hour
year anniversary of hurricane sandy. they lit candles and sang songs in union beach, new jersey. remembering when sandy crashed ashore last year. the region wasn't prepared for a storm of that magnitude. sandy was blamed for more than 180 deaths in the u- s.including 68 in new york and 71 in new jersey. the storm caused an estimated 65-billion-dollars in damages. coastal residents in the northeast are marking a somber milestone. the one year anniversary of hurricane sandy. >>james:many state courts have failed to report the mentally ill to state justice officials, undermining efforts to take guns away from potentially dangerous owners. the audit found that many courts were not aware of the reporting requirements. the courts collectively failed to report at least 2,300 mental health determinations over a three-year period. other courts reported only some of the required information. some took up to seven days to report. auditors say state law should be changed to require reporting within 24 hours. and the state could gain tens of millions of dollars annually in federal reimbursem
reopened after super storm sandy shut it down. >> this main building is the sewer, electrical, water food service and air conditioning that were wiped out. >> costing us $21 million to get the building back. you know if there is another hurricane sandy. it's going to cost a half million dollars. >> the baggage room was fine, but one floor filled with eight feet of water. that knocked everything out. you're looking at heart of ellis island this, is where names went into the book. to get to that room and come up from baggage room you had to go upstairs that were a medical test. immigration service officers were around here watching people with their bags as they came up. and checking to see whether or not they were limping or had an eye problem z if they did, they would mark clothing with chalk. these benches are original. each person had to have an exam if they were are marked with chalk taking about 90 seconds. right now kigs post and elevators are still off limits. visitors made their way here, they didn't seem to find. -- mind. >> i'm french. >> you're french? that is great. >> this is
. >>> the bond created by hurricane sandy was evident, across new york and new jersey, as people gathered by the thousands to mark the anniversary of that storm. a ceremony dubbed lights of hope was held in union beach, new jersey, with everyone raising lights into the night sky. they shared songs and words of encouragement and painful memories of the storm. >> you can't even -- it's like a movie. where people say, like, you never thought that would happen. >> we've been through a disaster that nobody could ever imagine. and you know, everybody here is trying to do their best to recover and rebuild. >> that rebuilding is going slower than expected. the department of housing and urban development says only about 11% of sandy aid money has been distributed. >>> a blinding dust storm being blamed for a deadly pileup in southern arizona. three people killed, dozens of others injured, in a string of chain-reaction crashes that caused cars and overturned tractor-trailers on interstate 10. about 20 vehicles were involved in this cash, including at least 6 big rigs. >>> it will be windy again tod
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't we. it's 4:50. it's been a year since the northeast was devastated by superstorm sandy. while some are commemorating the lives lost, there is still a lot of work to be done. the storms killed 180 people, causing more than $62 billion in damage across several states. new jersey certainly hit hard. in reeds beach abandoned homes and businesses stretch for miles. near atlantic city the storm washed away a portion of the famed boardwalk. the area had a strong initial recovery but just last month you recall that massive fire destroyed 50 businesses on the recently rebuilt boardwalk. the fire was caused by wiring that was damaged, ironically, during the storm. >> florida sixth-grader hopes his invention will minimize damage in the next hurricane, a sand bag without sand. peyton won first place for his design at the 3m young scientist challenge. he replaced the sand with polymer and salt. since it does not inflate until it touches water there are less gaps adding increased flood protection. he was inspired by superstorm sandy and hurricane wilma. >> when i was 4 i experienced wilma and it
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after the shooting at sandy hook elementary school in connecticut, sunnyvale mayor is leadth push for stricter gun control here. >> i guess it was a low crime rate in newtown, too. >> reporter: measure c requires a gun owner to tell police within 48 hours if their gun is lost or stolen. it prohibits ammunition magazines that can hold more than ten rounds. gun owners are required to lock their guns away ifs -- firearms are not in their immediate possession -- firearms are not in their immediate possession. >> not the way to do it. >> reporter: they would be required to maintain ammunition sales. those prohib interred from owning guns would be deterred from purchasing ammunition. some who live in the sunny arts neighborhood say the restrictions make them vulnerable. recent break-ins have led them to install security cameras. >> they know you can't have an armed weapon. >> reporter: supporters say more gun safety is needed to prevent accidental deaths, shootings and suicides. >> it has to stop. the only way we can do that is make people aware if you legally gun a gun -- own a gun, ta
on this. >> still to come, picking up pieces aer to the day after super storm sandy. rebuilding efforts. >> nation's top intelligence officials deliver a message to congress on america's spying program. should they be worried? >> the teacher paid a heavy price for a biology lab >>> many communities along eastern seaboard celebrated rebirth today one year after super storm sandy took lives and damaged billions of dollars inappropriate. inappropriat inappropriate. -- in property >> round two. >> clearing away debris, working through the nightmare >> you're wondering what it's going to feel like to be electrocuted. >> one year ago we were in chaos, devastation in this community. and we have begun one year later, clear signs, evidence of rebirth. >> from jersey shore to staten island and beyond, devastation fierce, the rebuilding is slow. the department of housing and urban development saying only about 11% of the money has been distributed. hundreds of thousands of homes still uninhabitable. many still homeless. but many today focussing not on what is stolen, but on what they have accompl
area. >> police in salinas are looking for someone who put lsd in a piece of halloween sandy, sending a woman to the hospital. authorities believe a small hole in a snickers wrapper is where a needle was used to inject the acid. you see the hole right there. the woman ate the candy thursday night while trick-or-treating with her children. she immediately felt she was having an anxiety attack. the candy had been given to the woman's 16-month-old daughter. >> with that kind of strength i almost shutter to think what would have happened to my niece. it would have been far too strong a dosage for a toddler. >> and doctors say the woman's symptoms were consistent with taking lsd. police believe this was an isolated incident. >> in redding a mother pulled out something unusual, a bag full of ecstasy. police are investigating who may have handed out drugs to children. >> up next, it's being called a cool, new way to help athletes and others recover quickly from injury, but some are giving it a frosty response. >> health insurance that's truly affordable. it's free. i'm michael finney. to tho
to believe but it's one year ago today that superstorm sandy made landfall in the u.s. causing damage from florida to maine. the jersey shore was devastated when part of the famous boardwalk was washed away. lower manhattan was flooded. in all the super storm killed more than 180 people and caused threes 65 billion in damage. we know the boardwalk. it caught fire. they had a tough go. >> it's remarkable to see the difference between before and after. >> it really s. you know what, i hate to point this out but we're still in hurricane season. until november 30. though it has been a mild year. we only had one major hurricane, that was on the pacific coast. that fizzled out. we're not tracking anything in the tropics but i'll let you know as soon as we see anything develop. temperatures in the 50s, everything that i am reading and scientific research proves it's the african dust. we're going to keep tabs on everything. right now keeping tabs on the bay area. we don't have a lot going on. in the 50s to start the day, we expect drizzle. thick low clouds. you can see future cast picking up a few
is spending today visiting communities impacted by superstorm sandy. today marks one year after that tragic storm. there is still a long way to go for many people hit by sandy. in seaside heights, that's right. on the jersey shore, millions of reported to rebuild only to have a massive fire destroy part of the boardwalk that was ravaged by sandy. and really a one-two punch for them. but they are jersey strong. and the rebuilding is under way. >> reporter: when superstorm sandy slammed ashore one year ago swallowing this board waum, it took this hot dog shop with it. >> it was devastation. >> but he re-opened this summer, unwilling to give up. how was the summer for business? >> it was slow. it was a year of survival. >> reporter: then in a one-two punch, his new restaurant was wiped out in a september fire that demolished 60 businesses. >> it was probably the biggest feeling of helplessness i've ever had in my life. >> reporter: you named one superstorm? >> that's the only type i ever want to see again. >> reporter: this man is building back the pier. >> what we accomplished in several mont
the marathon was canceled because of sandy. >>> marin schools are getting cameras, neva, do installing 48 cameras. the cameras are being put in at hamilton, san jose, and the hill education center. last year they were installed at nevado and san marin high schools. the superintendent said they will help keep students safe. >>> later this morning the head of san francisco city colleges is scheduled to moment about keeping the school open. a commission for community said it'll strip the school of its accreditation but the chancellor, students, professors and others will reportedly discuss the problems identitied by the commission such as mismanagement and rising costs. a delegation plans to head to washington for an education department hearing. >> the san francisco bay area starting a new promotion called the friends and family discount program. it provides significant savings from groups of three to 14 individuals. people that ride together will only have to pay $12 per person round trip. it starts today and will be offered weekends and holidays through february 23rd. >> a priceless gif
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to open its doors, more than a year after being damaged by hurricane sandy. >> one in danville family is remembering and their two children, 10 years after a tragic accident. coming up after the break, we will show you how to parents are keeping their kids memories alive. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ i ♪ know i can't deny... ♪ that i got a new feeling ♪ deep inside... ♪ [ female announcer ] with five perfectly sweetened whole grains... you can't help but see the good. >> it has been 10 years since bob and caromomon pack lost their two kids to a drunk driver. 10 year-old troy and 70 year year old alana were run over by a woman under the influence of drugs and alcohol while riding their bike and scooter in danville. the driver was found guilty of second- degree murder and remains in prison. since the crash, the parents say that they have been busy lobbying against drunk driving through the tra troy and alana foundation. maligned more than 100 members of the danville community released butterflies and other balloons and honor of of the children. the packs also had a seven year old daughter wh
today, hurricane sandy hit the northeast coast. we'll show you the ongoing recovery effort. >>> an accident in san francisco in the exact same spot where it happened yesterday involving a taxicab. we'll let you know about it. 680 near walnut creek, look at this. an absolute disaster. we'll have an update -- next. >>> mostly cloudy skies over us. a couple breaks in there. but some light showers there this morning. it will be better this afternoon. but temperatures still not very warm. we'll show them to you coming up. [son] all right,she has no idea. [man] no one told her,right? [son]hi! [mom screams] >>> well, stocks are mixed right now. the federal reserve begins a two-day meeting where policymakers are expected to extend an aggressive economic stimulus program. investors like the news. the government's latest retail sales figures for september suggests americans were feeling some confidence in the economy ahead of the government shutdown. taking a live look at the big board, the dow was up 48. the nasdaq is down slightly and the s&p is up 4. >>> time is 7:42. japanese aut
and upgraded. sandy caused $77 million in damage to ellis island and the statue of liberty. >> so iconic, nice to have them back up and lun -- running. >> that is bizarre. >> very, very strong, powerful cold low pressure system. strong winds gusting up to 75 miles per hour in places. things have calmed down a lot today. here is a lk at live doppler 7 hd. and you can see that we still have a few clouds around and some spotty moisture down in places, parts of the santa cruz mountains and near monterey bay. some light scattered showers now. then, up north, a freeze warning in affect overnight during 2:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. for points north of clover dale up through parts of mendocino county. going to be chilly up there. nice, calm blue skies over the bay here looking southeastward here at abc 7. it's 56 degrees in san francisco. 60 oakland. upper 50s to low 60s in half moon bay. another live view looking westward, temperatures low to mid-60s. one more live cool overnight, cool tomorrow, wednesday, milder thurgs, friday. -- thursday, here is the cold low pressure system producing a stormy weather w
year since super storm sandy tore through the northeast leaving behind 65 billion dollars in property damage. tonight the people in union beach, new jersey commemorated the anniversary with beach front ceremony that included thousands office candles as you can see and many flags. the communities declaring victory over the storm despite the massive remains and lives lost l. 117 people were killed in the storm and those victims being honored in services across the area tonight. one year ago. >> we have more ahead for you on 7 news at 9:00. coming up next. san jose wild about king problem who is in charge of trapping and killing them and big change that some are trying to push for to make it happen. >> also cal-trans reveal the plan for demolishing the old bay bridge now just an eye sore. spencer is here with the weather. >> all right dan it's a little bit chilly overnight but milder days ahead including halloween. i have the accu-weather 7 day forecast in just a moment. >> thank you spencer. >> and launch spectacular. look into the video game industry changing of the guard and wha
. this is where of course sandy lopez was shot and killed. this is a pot lick and we are told everyone is invited. thank you to the community for support during a difficult time. donations to the family are welcome. meantime, memorial for andy lopez continues to grow and many bring flowers and candles. lopez was killed october 22nd shot by sheriffs deputy eric gale house who believed he was carrying an assault rifle that turned out boob a bb gun. police say he fired on the teen after he was ordered to drop the gun and did not. organizers hope it's a chance for the community to heal. >> you come and be with the family and support them for the loss. >> i just wanted to show my support for the family. hope that some changes are made. >> the lopez family has just arrived here. we can come back out live and just arrived and paying respects at their son's shrine that has been set up here. an investigation by the santa rosa police and on monday the lopez family will file a lawsuit in district court contenting that he was shot without reasonable cause. >> a man has been shot in oakland. a media partner r
sandy. officials say the boston marathon bombing in april has resulted in increased security, particularly near the finish line in central park. >>> german officials say they would love to go to russia to question edward snowden. they would like to know exactly how extensive the spying of the national agency was. berlin officials also want snowden to show them the original documents the former nsa analysts has leaked. records show the u.s. has speed -- spied on leader of 35 countries, including german's chancellor, angela merkel. >> one of the original mercury astronaughts has been laid to rest. mr. carpenter was 88 years old. john glenn, another mercury astronaut, was among the mourners yesterday. he was the second american to orbit the earth and later had a successful career as an aquanaut. >>> much has been written about the new subsidized insurance rates under the affordable care act but equally important is the insurance that's available to many under this program. michael finney tells us what it takes to qualify. >> nora is get hearing blood sugar level checked. this pr
bit. that event was cancelled at the last minute last year due to super storm sandy. officials say the boston marathon bombing in april has resulted in increased security for this race, particularly near the finish line in central park. >>> german officials say they would love to go to russia to question edward snowden. they would like to know exactly how extensive the spying of the national agency was. berlin officials also want snowden to show them the original document the former nsa analysts has leaked. records show the u.s. has speed on leaders of 35 countries, including german's chancellor, angela merkel. >>> one of the original astronauts has been laid to rest, mr. car penaltyter was 88. john glenn, you see there, another mercury 7 members, was among the mourners yesterday. he was the second american to orbit the earth and later had a successful career as an aquanaut. >>> much has been written about the new subsidized ratesnd the affordable care act but equally important is the insurance that's available to many under this program. michael finney tells us what it takes to qu
ago today, hurricane sandy devastated the northeast coast. it was the second costliest storm on record after hurricane katrina with damage totalling $50 billion. more than 100 people were killed in that storm. several people are still without a home and the rebuilding effort continues. many who live near the shore now fear they may have to leave for good with the cost of flood insurance skyrocketing. there are reports that congress has reached a bipartisan agreement that would delay at least four years of flood insurance rate hikes impacting more than a million homeowners. the agreement would reportedly require fema to complete an affordable study before increasing future flood insurance premiums. the legislation is expected to be filed in the senate today. >>> well, ski resorts hoping for an early ski season this year after more snow fell in the sierra overnight. several ski resorts report 10- inches of new powder in the last 24 hours and higher elevations saw about 12 to 15 inches of new snow. crews were out overnight making snow for the base in hoping -- in hopes of opening the lift
and that police responded to the same as far as who's obsessed police say the dogs also charged at them for sandy officers to open fire killing one of the dogs and schering of the second. neighbors here are shaken up and say if there is a silver lining is that an incident happened yesterday and not to date. >>: i heard everything i went outside and check that out. i saw cars honking and people screaming and there was like a bunch of cops are out there and i was scared and then i heard gunshots and i ran inside and i was really scared. >>: i'm just glad it wasn't halloween because with all the kids coming out and all of the little ones. if that happened during halloween and then asked their trigger tran and haven't always said that with that would have just been terrific and devastating. >>: of 4 dog bite victims were treated with a non life-threatening injuries. fifth at this point they're still looking for the dog's owners and have not yet released the dogs type of reed james. obviously this has put people on high alert once again. that absolutely. you heard that one woman to set the flu this wa
of the campaign we saw chris christie saying nice things about barack obama an his response to hurricane sandy. clearly some people are upset about that. now you've got all sorts of mostly sort of vague innuendo and scandal around chris christie. and i think it's really because there's someone out there who wants to damage him and damage his future prospects. and it seems like also there's some people in the obama side who are not so happy with joe biden, trying to make him seem a little goofy and kind of full of sort of crazy ideas and also this idea that they were ready to swap him out. so i think what you have here is some score settling. i'm not sure how much it really adds up to, as far as is there real substance behind these charges. >> i think people can connect the dots, certainly, about how things went down. hindsight of course is 20/20 but this book also claims that president obama, who would go golfing with former president bill clinton in 2011 didn't finish all 18 holes with him. that he likes the former president but, in quote, doses. do you think the president is going to crack d
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